Presentation on theme: "IMAGES OF MINISTRY THROUGH THE YEARS New York Annual Conference Compiled 2010 These images have been chosen from collections residing in the C. Wesley."— Presentation transcript:
IMAGES OF MINISTRY THROUGH THE YEARS New York Annual Conference Compiled 2010 These images have been chosen from collections residing in the C. Wesley Christman Archives of the New York Annual Conference. If you recognize people or places, please let the archivist know!
The first New York Annual Conference, New Rochelle, New York 1965
New York Annual Conference Cabinet, December 2009
Lois Margaret Congdon, whose family dates back in the Mount Kisco Church over a hundred years, was the first woman ordained a minister in the “old” New York Conference of the Methodist Church, on May 12, 1963 at the First Methodist Church, Newburgh, NY. Pastor Lois grew up in Mt. Kisco, NY, attended its schools and furthered her education at Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA. Her Bachelor of Divinity degree and doctorate were granted by Drew University. She has served churches in the New York Conference and has taught at the college level. Lois M. Congdon, 1949 Biographical info from Methodist Memoirs and Village Vignettes (Mt. Kisco)
Bushwick United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, New York 1966
Dorothea Hammer, Ermine Gaillard in church office, Bushwick United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, New York 1966
Bushwick United Methodist Church, hobby show, 1952
The Archives, 2009-2010 Ron Schultzel (left) volunteers in the Archives one to two days per week. At right, Commission on Archives and History members Leslie Reyman and Marilyn Hatch discuss church history with a workshop participant.
The Archives, 2009-2010 At left, archivist Mary Robison prepares to start a workshop with a group photograph. Participants discussing genealogy at right, with Audrey Klinkenberg (far right) facilitating.